Bio: “…Casero, without score, he threw his hosts over the initial allegro, impregnating him with relative solemnity that the score demands, conscientiously marking the tempo, he obtained abundant orchestral balance, sharp and well-defined sound planes.
Zaragoza Heraldo de Aragon. Beethoven 9th symphony . October 4th. 2019
"... criterium and demanding baton . The Philharmonic of Jalisco and Casero Garrigues have been more than the height of the circumstances”.
Informador.MX Jalisco, Mexico. July 2018
“…Apotheosis of Berna , Casero and the Orquesta Reino de Aragon in the Zaragoza’s Auditorium, audience standing up with thunderous applause”.
Zaragoza Heraldo de Aragon. Hambre. October 30th. 2018
“…The suites 1 and 2 of the L’Arlésienne by G. Bizet, had moments of undoubted nuance and character, with that tempo administered with creative flexibility by Ricardo Casero’s baton, always effective in arranging his orchestra …”
Auditorio de Zaragoza, December 2017.
“…Ricardo Casero is a real “Verdian conductor” and this evening proved he knows how to draw out the innate dramatic sense of Verdi.”
Diario de Navarra, Teatro Gayarre de Pamplona, December de 2013
“...Ricardo Casero is a musician who knows the work from within and can bring to the podium not only a deep knowledge, but also the intuition from an intense and extensive career.”
Auditorio Manuel de Falla de Granada, September 2012
Ricardo Casero is the music and artistic director of the Orquesta Reino de Aragón, Spain, resident orchestra at Zaragoza’s Auditorium. Graduated with honors from highest institutions in Spain, the United States and England , Fulbright Grant member and world awarded in several international competitions, Casero has furthered his conducting career by working as a collaborative conductor at the Palau de les Arts in Valencia working closely to the greatest, Zubin Mehta in Aida, Turandot, Traviata and Simon Boccanegra with Lorin Maazel, The Bohème of Riccardo Chailly or The Trojans of Valery Gergiev .
Quickly Casero starts a brilliant career as a conductor, highly demanded as a guest conductor around Europe, Orchestre de la Opera de Marseille, France; Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra Budapest; Halle Staatskapelle, Germany; Danubia Symphony Orchestra, Budapest; Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra, Mexico; Transylvania Philharmonic Cluj, Romania; Romania National Radio Orchestra; National Philharmonic of Ukraine, Swedish Wind Ensemble; Kiev National Opera House, Ukraine, leading Verdi’s Traviata ; Georgia National Philharmonic; National Plovdiv Opera House, Bulgary, leading Puccini’s Bohème ; Albania National Opera, as a principal guest conductor has been leading Verdi’s Traviata, Mozart’s The Magic Flute and Bizet’s Carmen; Raanana Symphonette, Israel; Macedonia Philharmonic Orchestra; Spanish National Orchestra of Spain ONE; Bilbao Symphony Orchestra (BOS); Castilla y León Symphony Orchestra; Valencia Community Symphony Orchestra (Palau de les Arts),Valencia Symphony Orchestra, City of Granada; Extremadura Symphony Orchestra, Murcia Symphony Orchestra, Galicia Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Córdoba Symphony Orchestra, Oviedo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Highlights of his symphonic and opera calendar in 2019-20 are guest appearances with the National Opera of Ukraine in a new Tosca production, his USA debut conducting the Toledo Symphony Orchestra, Ohio; National Opera of Budapest and Budapest Symphony Orchestra MAV; Zaragoza’s new Tosca production; Madrid Soloists Chamber Orchestra with Beethoven piano concertos; re-invitation by Plovdiv National Opera after his debut with Bohème last season; South Korea and China, the Asian giant accelerates Casero’s debut for this 2020 with more than 40 concerts.